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An Excutive Summary of Paul Tough's 'How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational psychology
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition.
An Executive Summary of Amanda Ripley's 'The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition.
The Burden of Excellence
By Cecil Lytle
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
This stirring memoir tells the story of Cecil Lytle's five-year struggle to establish a model college-preparatory public charter school for children from underrepresented backgrounds on the campus of a major state university. It was a long and contentious process, far more difficult than anyone could foresee when it began, and far more successful than anyone had expected
How to Stop Common Core 2nd Edition
By David Armstrong
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
More than a book, this is a complete kit with step-by-step instructions on stopping the Common Core takeover of your local schools. Learn who makes education decisions and how to influence them. Win the arguments against Common Core with provable facts and information. Learn from successful Common Core reversals in other locations. Use technology to leverage your campaign, step-by-step.
Making the Grades: My Misadventures in the Standardized Testing Industry
By Todd Farley
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 72,190. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2013 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
Todd Farley's instructive and often hilarious memoir of his years working in the standardized testing industry raises questions about the validity of large-scale educational assessments.
Thatcher's Children
By Ben Lowring
Price: Free! Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
We all know education in this country is in an appalling state and we know who’s to blame, don’t we? But we are not alone. Others have suffered like us and in this book you will learn how they tackled the problem of underachievement. But it’s not a tale for the faint hearted. It’s a story of tough decisions, decisive actions and heroes. This book will change your life.
Seeds For Change: Education Reform in Context
By Jennifer Little
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
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Seeds for Change: Education Reform in Context is the beginning point for discussions that will affect everyone in the global economy. A service-industry approach to education reform could not only identify and help fix the broken parts of our society but also provide economic growth without sacrificing the environment.
The ABC's of Data Security: Is YOUR School Failing?
By Jane Meadows, M.S.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / school safety
Finally, a close-up look that examines weak school policies in protecting your child's permanent/temporary records & data from id theft, bullying and social network trauma. Your child's + your info may be stolen if measures are put in place for school data security. Schools rank #3 in all id thefts. How vulnerable is your child's info to thefts,bullying,social network? Verify with a checklist!